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Board of Education Appoints Assistant Principals at Sutherland High School and Barker Road Middle School

The Pittsford Central School District Board of Education appointed Sumara Case, Ed.D., as assistant principal at Sutherland High School and Richard Vigdor as assistant principal at Barker Road Middle School.

Sumara Case, Ed. D.

Dr. Case has been serving as the assistant principal (teacher on special assignment) and acceleration coordinator at Greece’s Odyssey Academy since 2016. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Allegheny College. At the University of Rochester, she received her Master’s Degree in Teaching and Curriculum, and her Doctor of Education in Educational Administration. She lives in Pittsford with her husband, Patrick, and their two children, Juliet and Lilliana.

“As an established educational leader and former social studies teacher, Sumara brings a variety of experiences and skills to her new role here in Pittsford,” said Superintendent Michael Pero. “Sutherland High School will benefit from her restorative training, social emotional learning expertise, and understanding of a school community.”

Case will replace Assistant Principal Eileen Scoville who is retiring at the end of this school year. Case will begin as Assistant Principal at Sutherland High School on July 1, 2019.

Richard Vigdor

Since 2011, Mr. Vigdor has served as an English teacher at Brighton’s Twelve Corners Middle School, and as a team leader since 2015. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from SUNY Geneseo in English/Adolescent Education with a Master’s Degree in Literacy at University of Colorado Denver. He received his Certificate of Advanced Study in Educational Administration from SUNY Brockport. He and his wife have a one-year-old son.

“In Richard’s position at Brighton Central Schools, he was instrumental in supporting students through restorative practices while also spearheading a highly successful middle school summer reading program. His strong leadership skills will serve our students, staff and families well,” said Superintendent Michael Pero.

Vigdor will replace the retiring Assistant Principal Teresa Seeler. He will begin his new position on July 1, 2019.